2017 Lucie Humanitarian Award Goes to JHP

Josephine Herrick Project has been named the winner of the Lucie Foundation’s Humanitarian Award for 2017. It is the first nonprofit organization to receive this prestigious honor, which will be celebrated at the 15th Annual Lucie Awards gala at New York’s Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Previous recipients of the Lucie Humanitarian Award include photographers Sebastião Salgado, Phil Borges, and Stephanie Sinclair. The Lucie Foundation’s mission is to honor master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging talent, and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide. In addition to the Lucie Awards for master photographers, its signature program, the Foundation presents the Month of Photography Los Angeles (MOPLA), SNAPSHOP! for high-school students, and the Lucie Scholarship Program for emerging and professional photographers. For additional information and tickets to the Lucie Awards, please visit www.lucies.org.